Table 1

Changes in workload between baseline and COVID-19 period. Malignant tumours refer to high-grade gliomas, metastases and other rarer malignant tumours

BaselineDuring study periodSignificanceDifference
Number of new patients21.2 (95% CI 14.0 to 28.3)15.3 (95% CI 10.0 to 20.6)t=−4.26, p=0.0005↓27%
Number of operations for malignant tumours4.1 (95% CI 3.2 to 5.0)3.0 (95% CI 2.0 to 4.1)t=−2.76, p=0.01↓26%